Summary of Information Regarding U.S. Counterterrorism Strikes Outside Areas of Active Hostilities

Summary of Information Regarding U.S. Counterterrorism Strikes Outside Areas of Active Hostilities

Friday, 01 July 2016 14:40

 

NEWS RELEASE


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ODNI News Release No. 17-16
July 1, 2016

Summary of Information Regarding
U.S. Counterterrorism Strikes Outside Areas of Active Hostilities



In accordance with the President’s direction and consistent with the President’s commitment to providing as much information as possible to the American people about U.S. counterterrorism activities, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is releasing today a summary of information provided to the DNI about both the number of strikes taken by the U.S. Government against terrorist targets outside areas of active hostilities and the assessed number of combatant and non-combatant deaths resulting from those strikes. “Areas of active hostilities” currently include Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.  


To read the report, please click here.